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Epson announces 5mpix digicam
(Thursday, September 30, 2004 - 23:29 EDT)

Epson Japan has announced a new digital camera model at the Photokina trade show in Germany that couples a five megapixel imager with a 3x optical zoom lens.

The Epson PhotoFine L-500V also features a 2.5" LCD display, SD memory card storage, a built-in five mode flash, a VGA movie mode, 4x digital zoom, shutter speeds from 1 - 1/2000 second, auto and 5-preset white balance, and ISO ratings from 100 - 400. USB 2.0 connectivity is provided, and power comes from a proprietary Lithium Ion battery. The camera has dimensions of 92mm x 63mm x 32mm, and weighs 165g.

Epson PhotoFine L-500V
Model Number L-500V
CCD 1/2.5"-type color CCD sensor / primary color filter
Effective Pixels 5,000,000 pixels
Image Size
Still Image: Fine 2560 × 1920 pixel
Normal 1600 × 1200 pixel
Standard 640 × 480 pixel
Video: Fine 640 × 480 pixel
Normal 320 × 240 pixel
Standard 160 × 120 pixel
File Format
Still Image: JPEG compliant (Exif 2.2 and PRINT Image Matching II)
Video: AVI (MotionJPEG)
File System DCF and DPOF compliant
Recording Media SD Memory card
Focal Length Range F = 5.6 - 16.8mm (35mm equivalent: 34mm - 102mm suitable)
Maximum Aperture F = 2.8 (WIDE) - F = 4.9 (TELE)
Aperture Range F = 2.8 / 4.8 (WIDE)
F = 4.9 / 8.4 (TELE)
Lens Construction 7 elements in 6 groups
Zoom Retractable 3x optical zoom lens
Macro Yes (autofocus) / 5cm - 50cm (lens set at WIDE position)
Digital Zoom 4 times (12x when combined with 3x optical zoom)
Focusing Mode Automatic focusing
Focusing Distance 50cm - infinity (normal) / 5cm - 50cm (lens set at WIDE position, macro mode)
Shutter Combined electronic and mechanical iris shutter
Shutter Speed 1 - 1/2000 second
Exposure Control TTL center weighted program AE
White Balance TTL automatic white balance (automatic / daylight / cloudy / tungsten / fluorescent / mercury)
ISO Sensitivity Fixed sensitivity (ISO 100 / 200 / 400 suitable) / automatic
Flash Automatic (automatic / red eye reduction automatic / forced / red eye reduction slow synch / off)
Self-timer 2 or 10 second delay
Capture Mode Normal, landscape, portrait, night scene, night scene portrait
Liquid Crystal Monitor
2.5"-type TFT color liquid crystal monitor (Photo Fine)
589,824 dots (Horizontal: 512 pixels x 3 (RGB) dots / Vertical: 384 dots)
Interface Proprietary USB (Hi-Speed / Full-Speed, mass storage class compliant)
Power Source
Battery Proprietary Lithium Ion Battery (EPALB2)
External Power Proprietary AC adapter (CPAD3B)
Size (W x H x D) 92mm x 63mm x 32mm (excluding projections)
Weight 165g (excluding SD memory card and battery)
Environmental Conditions Humidity: 30% - 80% when in use
Temperature: 5°C - 35°C
Bundled Accessories Software CD-ROM / USB cable (for personal computer / printer connection) / proprietary lithium ion battery pack / charger / power cable / user's guide / guarantee
Bundled Software L-500V mass storage driver / EPSON Photo! 4 / QuickTime / PIF DESIGNER / EPSON PRINT Image Framer Tool / EPSON Card Monitor

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